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Playing card

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vallance, Aymer, born 1862 - died 1943 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour process engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss L. M. C. Jones

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 98, shelf A, box 3

Physical description

1 of 52 playing cards.

Place of Origin

London (published)


ca. 1900 (published)


Vallance, Aymer, born 1862 - died 1943 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour process engraving


Height: 9.21 cm, Width: 6.67 cm

Descriptive line

Aymer Vallance. One of 52 playing cards from a deck published London, c.1900, by the Peerless Playing Card Company

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1953 London: HMSO, 1963


Printing ink


Colour process engraving

Subjects depicted

Playing cards


Playing cards & Tarot cards; Games; Entertainment & Leisure


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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